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What the Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Means for IS Supporters in Indonesia
By V. Arianti and Unaesah Rahmah
In line with the official stance of IS and its affiliates, Indonesian IS supporters view the Taliban as polytheistic and even apostate.
What Does the Taliban Takeover Mean for Violent Extremism in Indonesia?
By Cameron Sumpter
The impact of Taliban rule on the country's security situation is unclear, but is likely to be less marked than in the 1980s and 1990s.
The Rise of Saifullah: Islamic State’s New Point Man for Southeast Asia?
By Jasminder Singh and J. Fernando
Despite the killing or apprehension of many of its senior leaders, the Islamic State remains a clear and present danger in Southeast Asia.
Why Do al-Qaida and the Islamic State Continue to Target Indonesia?
By Bilveer Singh
Recent attacks in Jakarta and Sulawesi suggest that militant jihadi groups continue to pose a potent threat to the Indonesian state.
Woman Killed After Shooting Gun at Indonesia’s Police HQ
By Niniek Karmini
Police described the 25-year-old woman as "a lone wolf with the radical ideology of the Islamic State."
Indonesia to Release Suspected Bali Bombing Mastermind
By Sebastian Strangio
The release of Abu Bakar Bashir coincides with a stiffening of the country's stance against hardline Islamic groups.
The Quiet Threat of Indonesia’s Jamaah Ansharul Khilafah
By V. Arianti and Muh Taufiqurrohman
In comparison with other pro-Islamic State groups, JAK’s strategic priority on religious outreach has resulted in few attacks perpetrated by the group.
Does Indonesia’s Deradicalization Program Work?
By Ulta Levenia and Alban Sciascia
Recent terror acts are raising questions about the efficiency of the rehabilitation program run by the Indonesian National Counter Terrorism Agency (BNPT).
How Indonesia Can Address the Growing Number of Female Extremists
By Amalina Abdul Nasir
Indonesia’s gender-based counterterrorism approach faces several challenges.
Indonesia-Philippines Security Ties in the Headlines With Foreign Minister Visit
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at some of the defense issues on the minds of both sides.
Reintegrating Extremist Prisoners in Indonesia: Easier Said Than Done
By Cameron Sumpter
While government efforts at reintegration fall short, NGOs are filling the gap.